Performs Computed Tomography procedures under the direction of a radiologist using appropriate professional and technical skills to produce quality images for medical diagnosis or treatment. May assist the CT technologist but does not actual scan patients except under direct supervision.
- 1. High Reliability Organization (HRO) and work practices as documented with scanning errors.
- 1.1 Uses technical skill and knowledge of cross- section anatomy to perform CT exams using appropriate imaging protocols.
- 2. Actively participate in workflow activities in order to ensure the goals of the department are meet and runs efficiently.
- 2.1 Has minimal inactive scanner time between patients n order to maximize the section's efficiency and minimize patient delays as observed by supervisor or physician.
- 3. Performs quality and compassionate patient care in order to ensure patient cooperation, safety and satisfaction.
- 3.1 Identifies patient accurately and consistently uses connect point scripts according to departmental policy as observed by supervisor or other Hospital staff.
- 4. Performs various record keeping, communication and QA functions in order to ensure goals of the section are met and operation runs efficiently.
- 4.1 Relays pertinent info. to the radiologists or RTR to minimize errors due to lack of communication, especially during change of shift, (no more than 4 complaints /quarter), of communication not passed on.
- 5. Participates in various teaching, learning, and research opportunities in order to further professional knowledge and expertise to assist in expanding the knowledge of others.
- 5.1 Is receptive to teaching C.T. technologist, student technologists, radiology residents and fellows, as observed by the supervisor, and from input provided from these students.
- 6. To enhance the patient experience in Diagnostic radiology all staff will be responsible to achieve patient satisfaction scores set by the department on the Test & Treatment section of our Press Ganey Survery.
- 6.1 Is receptive to teaching Radiology Students, residents, and other employees as observed by the supervisor, and from input provided from these professionals.
Satisfactory completion of an A.M.A. approved program in Radiologic Technology REQUIRED. ARRT Certified and licensed by the state CT in radiologic technology.(Courses in cross-section anatomy preferred.) Must pursue A.R.R.T. certification in computed tomography. AS degree required, BS degree preferred.
One (1) year full-time experience as a Radiologic Technologist PREFERRED and must demonstrate competency performing routine CT exams within six (6) months of commencement of CT training program.
R.T.R and Connecticut License required
CPR certification perfered
Familiar with general PC applications and basic cross section anatomy. Must have demonstrated exceptional ability with radiographic imaging, customer service, and teamwork.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. to assist with patient transfers.